April 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Water Main Repairs Complete, Repaving Set for Monday

UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission crews have completed repairs on a 12-inch water main break that occurred along University Boulevard at Piney Branch Road on Saturday morning. Road repairs were completed on Sunday and repaving is expected to take place on Monday after the morning rush hours. According to WSSC, two westbound and two eastbound […]

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January 6, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Fire Truck Struck By Passing Vehicle on Beltway (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services unit were dispatched at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday to a collision on the inner loop of the beltway between Connecticut Avenue and Georgia Avenue, responding to a personal injury collision. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, one person was treated and transported with non serious injuries. […]

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June 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Road Work Continues on Connecticut Avenue in Kensington

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) continues to make progress on a two mile, $3.7 million safety and resurfacing project on MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) between I-495 (Capital Beltway) and Dupont Avenue in Kensington. Currently, crews are patching in advance of grinding, paving and pavement marking work that will occur later this […]

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February 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ritchie Avenue Fire Displaces Four Residents in Silver Spring

A fire at 724 Ritchie Avenue caused an estimated $85,000 in damage and displaced a family of four, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer. Piringer said the fire was sparked by displaced fireplace ashes outside the house. There were no injuries, he said. More…Ritchie Av: Cause, misplaced FP ashes, too […]

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March 16, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Police Officer Injured in Gaithersburg

UPDATED A Gaithersburg police officer was seriously injured as the officer responded to a call last night (March 15) at 10:22 p.m. in the 400 block of Christopher Avenue. Gaithersburg Police Officer Dan Lane said the call originated from an earlier verbal altercation between two individuals. “As police were speaking with the complainant outside, the […]

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January 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break on Connecticut Avenue

UPDATED 1/8 Roadway repairs continue southbound on Connecticut Avenue. There is one southbound lane open. =========================================================================================== WSSC crews are working to repair a 78-year old, 8-inch water main at 9826 Connecticut Avenue in Kensington. The water main break was first reported around 11 a.m. on Jan. 7. WSSC Spokesperson Kira Lewis said repairs began about […]

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